Digital/Debt/Empire interventions series

In the lead up to the Digital/Debt/Empire gathering in April 2019 Public Seminar, the online platform of the New School for Social Research, hosted a series of scholarly blog posts from gathering invitees. The pieces are as follows Art, Research and Action Against Debt’s Digital Empire, Max Haiven, Enda Brophy, Benjamin Anderson (April 4, 2019) …

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Counterspeculations scholarly audiotour of the City of London

In May of 2018 my colleague Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou and I organized a collaborative walking tour of the City of London historical financial district to explore the connections between finance and the imagination. In October of that year University College London’s Urban Laboratory published the audio of that walk along with an interactive map, which can …

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Colonial Debts, Extractive Nostalgias, Imperial Insolvencies intervention series

In September 2018 the UK-based scholarly online platform Discover Society published a short selection of texts edited by Clea Bourne, Paul Gilbert, Max Haiven and Johnna Montgomerie as part of their larger series of inquiries under the heading of Finance Capital and the Ghosts of Empire. The pieces in the special section are as follows: …

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The Financialized Imagination – TOPIA 30/31 (2014)

In 2014 I, along with Jody Berland, edited a special double issue of TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies on “The Financialized Imagination.”  It is now in the public domain and can be found here: https://utpjournals.press/toc/topia/30-31 Introduction: The Financialized Imagination (In Memory of Stuart Hall),  Max Haiven and Jody Berland Imagined Economies: Austerity and the …

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What is the Radical Imagination? (2011)

In 2011 Alex Khasnabish and I edited a special issue of Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action (volume 4, issue 2) on the topic “What is the Radical Imagination?” What is the radical imagination? A Special Issue Max Haiven, Alex Khasnabish Interventions: Struggles Precariousness, Catastrophe and Challenging the Blackmail of the Imagination …

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Food(&)Sovereignty (2009)

In 2009 Scott Stoneman and I edited a special issue of the online, open-access journal Politics and Culture on the topic of “Food(&)Sovereignty” Editorials Scott Stoneman, Learning to learn from the food crisis: consumer sovereignty and the restructuring of subjectivity by Scott Stoneman Max Haiven, Food, finance, crisis, catalyst: global capitalism and the revolutionary value of food …

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